NIPCCD ACTIVITIES-2019

January, 2019

  1. Important Activities 
  • The Institute’s fifth Regional Centre at Mohali, Punjab was inaugurated by Hon’ble Union Minister for Women and Child Development on 14th January, 2019. Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi. Shri Ajay Tirkey, Additional Secretary and other senior officials of MWCD were also present during the inaugural function.  
  • Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India, organised a three days Women of India Organic Festival at Leisure Valley, Chandigarh from 12-14 January, 2019. Shri B.L. Sharma, Secretary, Women and Child Development, UT Chandigarh and  Smt. Anuradha Chagti, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Women and Child Development, Govt. of India inaugurated the  “Women of India Organic Festival” Hon’ble Minister Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi and Mrs. Kirron Kher, Chief Guest also visited the Organic Festival at Chandigarh. NIPCCD provided the logistic support.
  1. Training Programmes

 

  1. Capacity Building on Nutrition for functionaries of   Anganwadi Service Scheme, Karnataka (In Collaboration with DWCD, GOK) was organized from 2-4 January, 2019 at Regional Centre Bengaluru with the main objectives to: train the supervisors of ICDS on right to food and nutrition security; orient the functionaries on the nutrition specific and nutrition sensitive programmes by the government; build skills in nutritional assessment, analysis and documentation; provide a forum to deliberate on challenges in the implementation of programmes; analyze and debate various strategies to prevent and combat malnutrition among Children. Nineteen participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Orientation Training for DPOs and CDPOs of UP on Recent Development on Women and Child Development (Umbrella ICDS) was organized from 2-4 January, 2019 at Regional Centre Lucknow with the main objectives to: orient the participants about recent developments on Women and Child Development under Umbrella ICDS; provide a forum for sharing of experiences in implementing Anaganwadi Services Scheme; review the implementation of the Anganwadi Services Scheme in Uttar Pradesh and role of DPOs and CDPOs in implementation of Anganwadi Services Scheme. Thirty five participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Consultation Meet on Safety and Security of Women in Public Places was organized from 3-4 January, 2019 at Headquarters with the main objectives to: discuss threats to safety and security of women in public places and its consequences; share best practices of government and non-government initiatives in ensuring safety and security of women in public places; discuss the role of various stakeholders in prevention of crimes/violence against women in public places; and evolve strategies for creating safe public places for women to reduce victimization and advance gender equality. Twenty participants attended the consultation meet.

 

  1. Vertical Training Programme of Block Level ICDS Functionaries for Quality Improvement in ICDS Programme was organized from 7-11 January, 2019 at Maharashtra by Headquarters with the main objectives to: enhance the skills of CDPOs and Supervisors to act as a Master Trainer for providing continuing education to AWWs at project level; provide inputs to improve knowledge and skills of all ICDS functionaries at project level for quality improvement in ICDS Services; and work jointly and formulate joint action plan at project level for quality improvement of delivery of ICDS services. Fifty participants attended the training programme. Fifty participants attended the training programmes.

 

  1. Orientation Programme on Programmes for Women and Children for the Functionaries of Government and Voluntary Organisations was organized from 7-11 January, 2019 at Regional Centre Bengaluru with the main objectives to: apprise the participants on the status of Women & Children; orient the participants on key issues relating to women and children; orient the participants on various policy and programmes initiatives of Government relating to women and children; and discuss their role in addressing the problems of women and children in their operational areas. Twenty six participants attended the training programme.
  1. Two Refresher Courses for the CDPOs were organized from 7-11 January, 2019 at Regional Centres Guwahati and Lucknow with the main objectives to: assess the training needs of CDPOs/ACDPOs; provide a forum for sharing experiences in implementation of ICDS programme; appraise CDPOs/ACDPOs of recent developments and trends in ICDS programme; update their knowledge in the area of early childhood care and development including nutrition and health care, and sharpen communication, counselling and managerial skills of CDPOs/ACDPOs. In all, thirty nine participants attended the refresher course.
  1. Orientation Training on Child Rights & Protection for the Functionaries of CCIs (Superintendent, Case Workers, Probation Officer, Welfare Officer, Coordinator, etc.) was organized from 7-11  January, 2019 at Regional Centre Indore with the main objectives to: orient the participants about the conceptual framework of Child Rights and Protection and ground realities; enable them to understand salient features of Juvenile Justice Act 2015 and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act; and discuss their role and responsibilities under ICPS and challenges faced by them in providing quality services to children, and, evolve strategies for networking, convergence and coordination mechanisms under ICPS. Thirty two participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Job Training Course for CDPOs/ACDPOs was organized from 7 January –7 February, 2019 at Regional Centre Bengaluru with the main objectives to: orient the CDPOs/ACDPOs to various components of ASS scheme; enable them to understand their own role, as well as the roles and responsibilities of other functionaries of the scheme; equip them with adequate knowledge and skills for providing the job training to peripheral workers of the scheme; facilitate them to develop skill necessary for administration and management on the ICDS/ASS scheme. Thirty one participants attended the Job Training Course.

 

  1. Workshop on Implementation of Beti Bachao & Beti Padhao for Task   Force Members was organized on 8 January, 2019 at Regional Centre Guwahati with the main objectives to: understand the status of implementation of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme of MWCD, GOI; assess the extent of networking and convergence of services among different agencies for ensuring survival and development of girl child; and document and share good practices adopted by the stakeholders. Fifteen participants attended the workshop.

 

  1. Workshop on Implementation of the J.J Act & ICPS for Functionaries of District Child Protection Units (DCPUs) was organized from 10-11 January, 2019 at Regional Centre Mohali by Headquarters with the main objectives to: share the present status of implementation of the J.J Act, 2015, and ICPS in the States, share the experiences about child care and protection to use at the field level and challenges faced; and evolve effective strategies and solutions for better implementation of JJ Act & ICPS. Forty nine participants attended the workshop.

 

  1. Sensitization Training on Beti Bachao Beti Padhao was organized from 14-15 January, 2019 at Regional Centre Mohali with the main objectives to: provide guidance and awareness about the various schemes, policies and laws for the education and safety of the girl child; sensitize and train the functionaries as catalysts for social change and to mobilize the community for its engagement for improving the CSR, Sex Ratio at Birth (SRB) and enrolment & retention of girl child in schools; provide information and training for better inter-sectoral and inter-institutional convergence at district/block/grass-root levels; and orient the trainers about planning process of preparation of district action plan & advocacy campaign for social and behaviour change. Thirty seven participants attended the training programmes.

 

  1. Four Training Programmes of DPOs and CDPOs of 15 districts on Scheme for Adolescent Girls was organized on 11 January 2019; 17 January 2019; 18 January 2019; 28 January 2019 at Headquarters with the main objectives to: develop knowledge and understanding of functionaries of Anganwadi Services Scheme particularly CDPOs and DPOs to strengthen implementation of Scheme for Adolescent Girls in the state. In all, hundred participants attended these training programmes.

 

  1. Capacity Building on Decentralized Planning, Management and Monitoring Mechanisms for Functionaries of Anganwadi Services under Umbrella ICDS was organized from 21- 23 January, 2019 at Regional Centre Mohali by Headquarters with the main objectives to: learn salient features of decentralized planning and management in respect of preparation of Annual Programme Implementation Plan (APIP); understand the mechanisms of convergence with allied departments at different levels for strengthening quality services under the scheme; discuss about supervision and  monitoring mechanisms of the GOI and States/UTs in effective implementation of Anganwadi Services under Umbrella ICDS; and know different managerial skills & develop action plan for effective implementation of Anganwadi Services Project. Thirty one participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Training of Master Trainers of Elected Women Representatives of Panchayati Raj Institutions was organized from 14-16 January, 2019 at Regional Centre Mohali by Headquarters with the main objectives to: deliberate upon issues related to empowerment of women and children and functioning of PRIs; discuss flagship programmes of Central and State Government for women, children and marginalized groups; impart knowledge on legislations for the protection of the vulnerable; provide practical know-how to monitor asset creation and public works in the villages and process of participatory planning in local governance; and discuss recent developments related to dry dairy farming and e-banking, cashless transactions etc. and enable women to identify their leadership potential to contribute effectively as change agents. Twenty participants attended the master training programme.

 

  1. Parental Workshop on various Academic and Psychosocial Issues of Children was organized on 19 January, 2019 by Regional Centre Indore with the main objectives to: sensitize parents about various psychosocial issues children face; make parents familiar with the nature of various problems in children; and develop parents’ skill to play an active role in helping children with various psycho-social problems. Ninety nine participants attended the workshop.

 

  1. Refresher Course for CDPOs was organized from 21-25 January, 2019 at Headquarters with the main objectives to: update the participants, their knowledge in the area of early childhood care and development including nutrition and health care; appraise them about the recent developments  in Anganwadi Service Scheme; review the implementation of  Anganwadi Service Scheme with regard to its various aspects; sharpen their communication, counseling and managerial skills; provide a forum for sharing of experiences to the participants; and assess skill specific training needs of CDPOs. Fourteen participants attended the refresher course.

 

  1. Workshop on Prevention of Gender Biased Sex Selective Elimination and Female Infanticide was organized from 29-31 January, 2019 at Headquarters with the main objectives to: orient the participants about status of girl child  in India with emphasis on gender biased sex selective elimination and female infanticide; sensitize the participants about the consequences of declining sex ratio and child sex ratio; familiarize the participants with various Government policies, rights, legislations and schemes related to girl child; and provide a forum to discuss and evolve strategies for  prevention of gender biased sex selective elimination. Twenty three participants attended the workshop.

 

  1. Orientation Training on Management of Malnutrition for Functionaries of ICDS/NHM/Civil Society Organizations was organized from 22-24 January, 2019 at Regional Centre Bengaluru with the main objectives to: orient the participants on status of malnutrition in women and children of Southern States; sensitize the participants on causes, consequences and management of under nutrition in women and children; sensitize them on the importance of nutrition in achieving SDGs; apprise them on programmes, policies and legislations addressing nutrition in India; orient them on the methods of assessing nutritional status in women and children; and appraise them on the strategies of interdepartmental networking and coordinating with all Government Departments to build inter-sectoral linkages on health and nutrition issues. Fifty participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Orientation Training Programme on Prevention of Sexual Harassment at Workplace for Govt. Officials was organized from 22-24 January, 2019 at Regional Centre Bengaluru with the main objectives to: sensitize the participants on locus and manifestation of gender violence; discuss policies and legislative measures to curb atrocities against women specially at work place; analyze the problem and work out strategies for addressing the problem of sexual harassment of women at work place and discuss existing mechanisms/ support services and provide suggestions for strengthening them. Twenty nine participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Sensitization Programme for ICDS officials and trainers on Early detection, prevention and management of children with special needs was organized from 21-23 January, 2019 at Regional Centre Guwahati with the main objectives to: orient the participants about different types of disabilities and disorders among children; develop their skills for early detection and prevention of disabilities among children; facilitate the participants in understanding the role of ICDS functionaries in prevention and management of disabilities; and make the participants understand about the integration of differently- abled children into the mainstream of society. Twenty five participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Orientation Course on Management Information System in ICDS for Statistical Assistants of NE Region including Orissa and West Bengal was organized from 28-30 January, 2019 at Regional Centre Guwahati with the main objectives to: orient the participants on the revised MIS in ICDS, acquaint them of their role in the monitoring and also in achievements of goals and equip them with skills in data management and analysis. Forty three participants attended the orientation course.
  2. Vertical Training Programme of Block Level ICDS Functionaries for Quality Improvement in ICDS Programme (Tripura) was organized from 28 January- 1 February, 2019 at Tripura by Regional Centre Guwahati with the main objectives to: enhance the skills of CDPOs and supervisors to act as a master trainer for providing continuing education to AWWs at project level; provide inputs to improve knowledge and skills of all ICDS functionaries at project level for quality improvement in Anganwadi services; and work jointly and formulate action plan at project level for quality improvement of delivery of services. Forty eight participants attended the vertical training programme.

 

  1. Orientation Training on the SHW at Workplace Act, 2013 for the officials of SWD/ WCD Departs was organized from 30-31 January, 2019 at Regional Centre Guwahati with the main objectives to: sensitize officials to the nature and trends of sexual harassment at work places; orient the participants to the salient features and provisions of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 and the relevant rules; make them aware about the modalities, mechanisms and procedure of redressal under the Act; and appraise the participating officials about their roles and responsibilities. Twenty seven participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Orientation Training for DPOs and CDPOs of UP on Recent Development on Women and Child Development (Umbrella ICDS) was organized from 9-11 January, 2019 at Regional Centre Lucknow with the main objective to: orient the participants about recent developments on Women and Child Development under Umbrella ICDS; provide a forum for sharing of experiences in implementing ICDS programme; review the implementation of the Anganwadi Services Scheme in Uttar Pradesh and role of DPOs and CDPOs in implementation of Anganwadi Services Scheme. Thirty three participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Orientation Training on Implementation of Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 for Members of Juvenile Justice Boards was organized from 14-15 January, 2019 at Regional Centre Lucknow with the main objectives to: review the implementation of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 in the States; discuss the issues, challenges and gaps in the care, protection, rehabilitation and reintegration of children in need of care and protection; and come up with suggestions for structural and functional improvement in the child protection system. Thirty seven participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Induction Training of Supervisors was organized from 14-18 January, 2019 at Regional Centre Lucknow with the main objectives to: appraise the newly deputed supervisors with the functioning of Anganwadi services scheme so that they implement the scheme accordingly and give knowledge and information about Anganwadi Services Scheme and its services. Twenty three participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Orientation Training for DPOs and CDPOs of UP on Recent Development on Women and Child Development (Umbrella ICDS) was organized from 22-24 January, 2019 at Regional Centre Lucknow with the main objectives to: orient the participants about recent developments on Women and Child Development under Umbrella ICDS; provide a forum for sharing of experiences in implementing Anganwadi Services Scheme; review the implementation of the Anganwadi Services Scheme in Uttar Pradesh and role of DPOs and CDPOs in implementation of Anganwadi Services Scheme. Thirty one participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Orientation Training for DPOs and CDPOs of UP on Recent Development on Women and Child Development (Umbrella ICDS) was organized from 29-31 January, 2019 at Regional Centre Lucknow with the main objectives to: orient the participants about recent developments on Women and Child Development under Umbrella ICDS; provide a forum for sharing of experiences in implementing Anganwadi Services Scheme; review the implementation of the Anganwadi Services Scheme in Uttar Pradesh and role of DPOs and CDPOs in implementation of Anganwadi Services Scheme. Forty participants attended the training prorgamme.

 

  1. Job Training Course for CDPOs/ACDPOs was organized from 7 January- 6 February, 2019 at Regional Centre Indore with the main objectives to: orient the trainee CDPOs about ICDS programme - its philosophy, objectives, package of services and beneficiaries; familiarize them with their role and responsibilities vis-à-vis job responsibilities of other block functionaries in coordination, supervision and management of ICDS project; discuss with them the recent developments and thrusts in ICDS programme;Share with them the need, importance and strategies for convergence of services at various levels of implementation; develop their requisite skills required for guiding grass roots level functionaries in preschool education, health & nutrition and community participation; and equip them with knowledge for effective leadership, supportive supervision and management of ICDS Projects.orient them on New WHO Growth Standards and use of MCP Cards orient participants about new schemes – SABLA & IGMSY orient participants on Strengthening and Restructuring of ICDS. Twenty Nine participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Orientation Programme on Research Methodology and Statistical Analysis   in Social Sciences was organized from 16-18 January, 2019 at Regional Centre Indore with the main objectives to: statistical analysis in social sciences; enhance their knowledge and skill on different components of research methodology; and sharpen their understanding on appropriate use of statistical tools and techniques. Forty one participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Job Training Course for CDPOs/ACDPOs was organized from 28 January- 26 February, 2019 at Regional Centre Mohali with the main objectives to: orient the CDPOs/ACDPOs to various components of ASS scheme; enable them to understand their own role, as well as the roles and responsibilities of other functionaries of the scheme; equip them with adequate knowledge and skills for providing the job training to peripheral workers of the scheme; facilitate them to develop skill necessary for administration and management on the ICDS/ASS scheme. Twenty seven participants attended the job training course.

 

     February, 2019

 

Training Programmes

 

1-3. Three Capacity Building Training Programmes on Nutrition for functionaries of Anganwadi Service Scheme, Karnataka (In Collaboration with DWCD, GOK) was organized from 4-6 February, 2019; 7-9 February, 2019; 11-13 February 2019; at Regional Centre Bengaluru with the main objectives to: train the supervisors of ICDS on right to food and nutrition security; orient the functionaries on the nutrition specific and nutrition sensitive; programmes by the government; build skills in nutritional assessment, analysis and documentation; provide a forum to deliberate on challenges in the implementation of programmes; analyze and debate various strategies to prevent and combat malnutrition among Children. In all, sixty nine participants attended the training programmes.

 

4. Vertical Training Programme of Block Level ICDS Functionaries for Quality Improvement in ICDS Programme was organized from 4-8 February 2019 at Goa by Regional Centre Bengaluru with the main objectives to: enhance the skills of CDPOs and Supervisors and Health Functionaries to act as a master trainer for providing continuing education at the Project level; provide inputs to improve knowledge and skills of all ICDS and Health functionaries at Project; level for quality improvement in delivery of ICDS services; work jointly and formulate action plan at project level for quality improvement of delivery of services. Sixty five participants attended the training programme.

 

5. Refresher Course for CDPOs was organized from 4-8 February, 2019 at Regional Centre Indore with the main objectives to: review the implementation of restructured & strengthened programme under Umbrella ICDS  in the State with regard to its various aspects; provide a forum for sharing of  experiences in implementing ICDS programme; apprise CDPOs about the recent developments and trends in ICDS programme; update their knowledge in the areas of early childhood care and development including nutrition and health care; and Sharpen their communication, counseling and managerial skills. Seventeen participants attended the course.

 

6. Refresher Course for CDPOs/ACDPOs was organized from 4-8 February, 2019at Regional Centre Guwahati with the main objectives to: assess the training needs of CDPOs/ACDPOs; provide a forum for sharing experiences in implementation of ICDS programme; appraise CDPOs/ACDPOs of recent developments and trends in ICDS programme; update their knowledge in the area of early childhood care and development including nutrition and health care; and sharpen communication, counselling and managerial skills of CDPOs/ACDPOs. Twenty one participants attended the training programme.

 

7. Vertical Training Programme of Block Level  ICDS Functionaries for Quality Improvement in ICDS Programmewas organized from 4-8 February, 2019 at Daman & Diu by Regional Centre Indore with the main objectives to: enhance the skills of CDPOs and Supervisors to act as a master Trainer for providing continuing education to AWWs at project level; provide inputs to improve knowledge and skills of all ICDS functionaries at project level for quality improvement in ICDS Services; work jointly and formulate joint action plan at project level for quality improvement of delivery of ICDS services. Forty five participants attended the training programme.

 

8. Training Programme on Counselling Interventions for Children Affected by Trauma, Abuse and Neglect was organized from 4 – 15 February 2019 at Headquarters with the main objectives to: enable the participants to understand the linkages between neglect, abuse and trauma and its impact on the development of children; orient them to the various counselling interventions for addressing the psycho-social needs of children; provide opportunities for hands on training to sharpen the skills and attitudes for working with children; expose them to the field situations and innovative approaches being tried out in the field. Twenty nine participants attended the training programme.

 

9. Training Programme on Planning and Designing a Project Proposal for Executives of Voluntary Organizationswas organized from 6-8 February , 2019 at Regional Centre Lucknow with the main objectives to: enable the participants to develop a perspective on the need and importance of a project; enhance knowledge base and skills of the participants to the techniques of planning, designing and presenting effective project proposals; develop skills in cost estimation and working out mechanism for monitoring and sustainability for a project; and analyse pitfalls in planning and designing project proposals.Twenty seven participants attended the training programme.

 

10. Workshop on incorporating Gender issues in Disaster Management was organized from 6-8 February, 2019 at Regional Centre Mohali with the main objectives to: develop a greater understanding of the differential impact of disasters and coping strategies on women/girls, men/boys; underscore the importance of gender analysis by focusing on consequences of seemingly gender sensitive interventions; identify key gender related issues to be considered in disaster management phases; and evolve strategies for integrating gender perspective in the overall planning of disaster management. Thirty two participants attended the workshop.

 

11. Training on Recent Developments in Child Rights and Child Protection for DCPOs/Social Worker/Counsellors of DCPUs was organized from 6-8 February, 2019 at Regional Centre  Lucknow with the main objectives to: discus understanding among the participants about the situation of children in India and challenges faced by children for their holistic development; sensitize and orient participants to the Juvenile Justice (care and protection of children) Act 2015 and Model Rules, 2016; orient the participants about the functioning, roles and responsibilities of DCPOs/Social Worker/Counsellors of DCPUs; understand the role of different stakeholders as provided in the Act. Thirty three participants attended the training programme.

 

12-14. Three Training Programmes of Master Trainers of Elected Women Representatives of Panchayati Raj Institutions were organized from 7-8 February, 2019 and 13-14 February, 2019 at Jharkhand and Odisha respectively by Headquarters and from 12-13 February, 2019 at Regional Centre Guwahati with the main objectives to: deliberate upon issues related to empowerment of women and children and functioning of PRIs; discuss flagship programmes of Central and State Government for women, children and marginalized groups; impart knowledge on legislations for the protection of the vulnerable; provide practical know-how to monitor asset creation and public works in the villages and process of participatory planning in local governance; and discuss recent developments related to dry dairy farming and e-banking, cashless transactions etc.  and enable women to identify their leadership potential to contribute effectively as change agents. In all, ninety nine participants attended these programmes.

 

15. Consultation Meet on Safety and Security of Women in Public Places was organized on 11 February, 2019 at Regional Centre Guwahati with the main objectives to: discuss threats to safety and security of women in public places; share best practices in ensuring safety and security of women in public places; discuss the role of various stakeholders in prevention of crimes against women in public places and evolve strategies to combat violence against women in Public Places. Forty three participants attended the consultation meet.

 

16. Training on JJ Act 2015 and ICPS for the Stakeholders of Goa (in collaboration with Govt of Goa) was organized from 11-12 February 2019 at Goa by Regional Centre Bengaluru with the main objectives to: sensitize and orient participants to the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act 2015 and its Rules; create clarity and understanding of the roles and responsibilities of different; stakeholders involved in the implementation of the Act; provide an overview of Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS); create an understanding of the concept of rehabilitation and social reintegration and to enable effective assessment of options. Eighty two participants attended the training programme.

 

17. Sensitisation Programme on Conceptualizing and Executing a Project for Functionaries of Voluntary Organizations was organized from 11-15 February, 2019at Headquarters with the main objectives to: enable the participants to develop a perspective on the need and importance of project; enhance the knowledge of the participants in conceptualizing and executing a project; develop skills in cost estimation and working out mechanisms for monitoring, evaluation and sustainability of a project. Twenty nine participants attended the training programme.

 

18. Refresher Course for CDPOs/ACDPOs was organized 11-15 February, 2019 at Regional Centre Bengaluru with the main objectives to: provide a forum for sharing of experiences; appraise them on the recent developments and trends in ICDS programme; update their knowledge in the area of early childhood care and development; sharpen the skills in communication, counseling and management. Sixteen participants attended the refresher course.

 

19. Induction Training of Supervisors was organized from 11-15 February, 2019 at Regional Centre Lucknow with the main objectives to: appraise the newly deputed supervisors with the functioning of Anganwadi services scheme so that they implement the scheme accordingly and give knowledge and information about Anganwadi Services Scheme and its services, so that newly deputed supervisors can perform their role and responsibilities effectively. Twenty four participants attended the induction training programme.

 

20. Vertical Training Programme of Block Level  ICDS Functionaries for Quality Improvement in ICDS Programme was organized from 11-15 February, 2019 at Rajasthan by Regional Centre Indore with the main objectives to: enhance the skills of CDPOs and Supervisors to act as a master Trainer for providing continuing education to AWWs at project level; provide inputs to improve knowledge and skills of all ICDS functionaries at project level for quality improvement in ICDS Services; work jointly and formulate joint action plan at project level for quality improvement of delivery of ICDS services.Thirty six participants attended the training programme.

 

 

21. Workshop on Capacity Building of Women through Leadership Development was organized from 13-15 February, 2019 at Regional Centre Guwahati at Headquarters with the main objectives to: develop an understanding about evolution of leadership and its relevance for women; enable the participants about the scope and existing mechanism that foster leadership among women; discuss the role of change agents in developing skills and capacities of women for taking up leadership roles; and evolve strategies and interventions for leadership development among women through networking. Sixteen participants attended the workshop.

 

22. Orientation Programme for ICDS Functionaries on Programmes and Laws Related to Women and Children was organized from13-15 February, 2019 at Regional Centre Lucknow with the main objectives to: orient participants on various programmes and laws related to women and children in India; and discuss the role of Child Development Project Officers under different programmes and laws related to women and children. Nine participants attended the training programme.

 

23. Orientation Workshop for Members of JJBs was organized from 14 -15 February, 2019 at Regional Centre Bengaluru with the main objectives to: sensitize and orient participants to the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act 2015; create clarity and understanding of the roles and responsibilities of members of JJBs and different personnel involved in the implementation of the Act; facilitate sharing of best practices for strengthening implementation of the Juvenile Justice Act; provide an overview of Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS); learn the role of different stakeholders as provided in the Act; create an understanding of the concept of rehabilitation and social reintegration and to enable effective assessment of options; and facilitate the speedy disposal of cases. Twenty nine participants attended the workshop.

 

24. Orientation Workshop on Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act & Rules, 2012 for Police/SJPUs was organized from 14-15 February, 2019 at Regional Centre Guwahati with the main objectives to: orient the participants to the salient features of POCSO Act, 2012;sensitize the participants about the sexual offences being committed against children and consequent trauma faced by them; develop an understanding of their role in implementation of the Act;enable them to understand and contextualize the rights of children; discuss about difficulties/ problems encountered in the implementation of the Act and ways and means of addressing these problems. Thirty eight participants attended the workshop.

 

25. Training on Ensuring Food Safety and Maintaining Food Safety Standards in Supplementary Nutrition in ICDS- In collaboration with Department of Community Medicine, KMC, Manipal was organized from 14-16 February, 2019 at Regional Centre Bengaluru with the main objectives to: enable the participants to develop an understanding of safe food handling practices highlighting its importance in health and nutrition wellbeing; orient the participants to the food safety measures for SNP of ICDS; get an insight into food fortification in ICDS; get an insight into food adulteration and the laws regulating the food safety; anddiscuss the role of ICDS functionaries in ensuring food safety at AWCs. Thirty four participants attended the training programme.

 

26. Orientation Training Programme on Prevention of Sexual Harassment at Work Place for Govt. Officials was organized from 18-20 February, 2019 at Regional Centre Bengaluru with the main objectives to: sensitize the participants on locus and manifestation of gender violence; discuss policies and legislative measures to curb atrocities against women specially at work place; analyze the problem and work out strategies for addressing the problem of sexual harassment of women at work place and discuss existing mechanisms/ support services and provide suggestions for strengthening them. Thirty six participants attended the training programme.

 

27. Orientation Training on Child Rights & Protection for the Functionaries of CCIs (Superintendent, Case Workers, Probation Officer, Welfare Officer, Coordinator, etc) was organized from 18-22 February, 2019 at Regional Centre Bengaluru with the main objectives to: orient the participants about the conceptual framework of Child Rights and Protection and ground realities; enable them to understand salient features of Juvenile Justice Act 2015 and Model Rules 2016; Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act 2012; discuss their role and responsibilities under ICPS and challenges faced by them in providing quality services to children; and evolve strategies for networking, convergence and coordination mechanisms under ICPS. Thirty six participants attended the training programme.

 

28. Orientation training on Supportive Interventions for Children with Learning and Behavioural Problems was organized from 18-22 February, 2019 at Regional Centre Guwahati with the main objectives to: enable the teachers to understand the challenges faced by children in contemporary society and the role of schools in supporting their development; orient them to the various learning and behavioural difficulties in children; enhance the ability of the teachers to identify early symptoms of learning and behaviour problems in children; and critically apprise them with the strategies to promote emotional well-being and achievement in children. Fifty two participants attended the training programme.

 

29. Vertical Training for Block level Functionaries of Anganwadi Services Scheme for Quality Improvement was organized from 18-22 February, 2019 at West Bengal by Regional Centre Guwahati with the main objectives to: enhance the skills of CDPOs and supervisors to act as a master trainer for providing continuing education to AWWs at project level; provide inputs to improve knowledge and skills of all ICDS functionaries at project level for quality improvement in ICDS services; and work jointly and formulate action plan at project level for quality improvement of delivery of services. Forty five participants attended the training programme.

 

30. Regional Meet on Child Care and Protection for Stakeholders of ICPS was organized from 20-21 February 2019 at Regional Centre Bengaluru with the main objectives to: review the various care and protection issues affecting the children; deliberate on various policy and programme initiatives of Government relating to children; discuss the role of stakeholders in child care and protection issues. Forty participants attended the meet.

 

31. Workshop on Monitoring and Supervision for Functionaries of Anganwadi Services Scheme under Umbrella ICDS was organized from 20-22 February, 2019 was organized at Regional Centre Mohali with the main objectives to: provide an overview of  monitoring& supervision system in Anganwadi Services Scheme under Umbrella ICDS, as also, an insight  into revised MIS; discuss the roles and responsibilities of various stakeholders in monitoring and supervision of Anganwadi Services Scheme under Umbrella ICDS, share the experiences & challenges faced and identifying best practices; and evolve effective strategies for better monitoring and supervision of Anganwadi Services Scheme under Umbrella ICDS. Seventeen participants attended the workshop.

 

32. Skill Training Programme on Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) for Psychologists and Counselors was organized from 20-22 February, 2019 at Regional Centre Indore with the main objectives to: discuss different school of thought on Behaviour models of human nature; knowledge on cognitive behavioristic models, techniques and their use;developing CBT skills for coping strategies at the time of crises in continuing life. Thirteen participants attended the training programme.

 

33. Parental Workshop on “Parental support needed by children during the stages of early childhood” was organized from 25 February, 2019 at Regional Centre Guwahati with the main objectives to: develop an understanding among the parents about the needs of children during early childhood; and acquaint them about appropriate parenting skills during this period. Two hundred and twenty seven participants attended the workshop.

 

34. Orientation Training on Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women was organized from 25-27 February, 2019 at Regional Centre Mohali by Headquarters with the main objectives to: develop clear perspective about basic gender concepts and gender equality; enhance the understanding of the participants on various aspects of women’s empowerment including social, economic, political, legal empowerment etc.; apprise them about the policies and programmes of Government for women empowerment; and provide knowledge and skills on mainstreaming gender in development programmes to enlarge the scope of women empowerment and gender equality. Sixteen participants attended the training programme.


35. Sensitization Programme on Safety and Security of Children in CCIs and Educational Institutions was organized from 26-27 February, 2019 at Kolkata by Headquarters with the main objectives to: discuss emerging issue of sexual offences committed against children and support for child victims under POCSO Act, 2012; develop an understanding about the role of functionaries of child care institutions and staff of educational institutions in supporting implementation of the Act; and enable them to ensure safety and security measures for children. Thirty six participants attended the training programme.

 

36. Training Programme for the Anganwadi services Scheme (ASS) Officials on Child Right and Protection Issues was organized from 26-28 February, 2019 at Regional Centre Bengaluru with the main objectives to: orient the participants on constitutional/legal provisions and issues relating to the development, care, protection and rights of children; orient the participants on various policy and programme initiatives of Government relating to children; and  discuss the role of grass root level ICDS functionaries in accelerating the development process with regard to children. Twenty participants attended the training programme.

 

37. Orientation Training for Protection Officers under Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005was organized from 26-28 February, 2019 at Regional Centre Lucknow with the main objectives to: sensitize the participants on women's issues, violence against women and domestic violence; orient them on Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 and schemes for women under MWCD; and apprise them on their role and responsibilities under PWDV Act, 2005.Twenty four participants attended the training programme.

 

38. Skill Training on Preparation of Low Cost ECE/PSE Material for CDPOs/Supervisors was organized from 26-28 February 2019 at Daman & Diu by Regional Centre Indore with the main objectives to: sensitize ICDS Functionaries on the importance of the TLM in the Early Childhood Care and Development of Children; provide hands on experience on preparing TLM which is appropriate to foster all round development among children; sensitize participants on the value of preparing TLM which are prepared from low cost/ no cost culturally available resources. Seventeen participants attended the training programme.

 

39. Sensitization Programme on Safety and Security of Children in CCIs and Educational Institutions was organized from 28 February-1 March, 2019 at West Bengal by Headquarters with the main objectives to: orient the functionaries of CCIs about the safety and security measures mentioned in the JJ Act 2015 and POCSO Act 2012; to orient the participants about their job responsibilities related to safety and security of children in CCIs; to develop strategies for effective coordination between police and other agencies implementing POCSO Act, 2012 and JJ Act, 2015. Forty five participants attended the training programme.

 

40. Skill Training on Growth Monitoring and MCP Card was organized from 28 February-2 March, 2019 at Regional Centre Mohali with the main objectives to: orient participants on health and nutrition issues linked to MCP Card, its usage and implementation; and equip them with necessary skills to use new WHO growth chart, and joint MCP card in ICDS. Twenty six participants attended the training programme.

 

 

March, 2019

 

A.        Important Activities

 

Training Programmes

 

  1. Orientation Workshop on Food Safety and Security was organized from 9-10 April, 2019 at regional Centre Bengaluru with the main objectives to: orient the participants to the current scenario of food safety in India; appraise the participants about the food security Act and the laws regulating the food safety; sensitize the participants to the food safety measures and standards to be followed; discuss the role of stakeholders in ensuring food safety and hygiene in nutrition programmes. Thirty five participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Parental Workshop for Child Related Issues was organized from 15 April, 2019 at Regional Centre Bengaluru with the main objectives to: sensitize the parents on learning and behavioural problems of children; enable them to identify children with learning and behavioural problems; provide platform to share views and experience in dealing with children. Twenty seven participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Training on Counselling for the Counsellors of Family Counselling Centres was organized from 24- 26 April, 2019 at Regional Cenre Bengaluru with the main objectives to: acquaint the trainees with essential elements of counselling; equip them with techniques of counselling; and introduce to them alternative approaches to counselling. Thirty four participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Training Programme on Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 was organized from 29-30 April 2019 at Regional Centre Bengaluru with the main objectives to: sensitize the participants on locus and manifestation of gender violence; discuss policies and legislative measures to curb atrocities against women specially at work place; analyze the problem and work out strategies for addressing the problem of sexual harassment of women at work place and discuss existing mechanisms/ support services and provide suggestions for strengthening them. Thirty five participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Refresher Course for CDPOs/ACDPOs was organized from 29 April – 3 May 2019 at Regional Centre Bengaluru with the main objectives to: review the implementation of ICDS program in the State with regard to its various aspects; provide a forum for sharing of experiences in implementing ICDS program; appraise CDPOs/ ACDPOs about the recent developments and trends in ICDS program; update their knowledge in the areas of early childhood care and development including nutrition and health care; and sharpen their communication, counseling and managerial skills. Twenty participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Parental Workshop for Child related Issues was organized on 30 April 2019 at Regional Centre Bengaluru with the main objectives to: sensitize the participants on learning and behavioural problems of children; enable them to identify children with learning and behaviour problems; provide platform to share views and experience in dealing with children. Thirty three participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Parental workshop on Role of the parents in developing children’s learning styles and managing behavioural issues during childhood was organized on 3 April, 2019 at Assam by Regional Centre, Guwahati with the main objectives to: develop an understanding about the needs of children during childhood; and acquaint the parents about appropriate parenting skills during this period. One hundred and fifty three participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Sensitization Programme on Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act & Rules, 2012 for Superintendent of CCIs was organized from 25-26 April, 2019 at Regional Centre; Guwahati with the main objectives to: sensitize the participants about the sexual offences being committed against children and consequent trauma faced by them; enhance the knowledge of the participants about salient features of POCSO Act, 2012 and develop an understanding of their role in implementation of the Act; and orient them about different support and rehabilitation services available for victims of sexual offences under POCSO Act & Rules, 2012.Twenty seven participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Orientation Training on Fund Raising and Resource Management for Voluntary Organizations was organized from 29 April –3 May, 2019 at Regional Centre Guwahati with the main objective to: enhance the knowledge and understanding of the representatives of VOs on the techniques of fund raising and resource management; enable them to understand the need to reduce their dependency on donor agencies by developing necessary skills to adopt a sustainable alternative for programme implementation; and make the participants to be able to manage their financial matters efficiently and to get acquainted with the legal framework for voluntary organization. Thirty three participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Sensitization Orientation Training on Micro-Finance and Income Generation through Micro Enterprise Development activities for Representatives of Voluntary Organizations was organized from 24 – 26 April, 2019 at Regional Centre Lucknow with the main objectives to: acquaint the participants about the concept of Micro-Finance and Income Generation Activities; impart knowledge and skills on viable economic activities, credit, marketing and other supportive services for micro-finance;help the participants in understanding the role of NGOs as Micro Finance Institutions for Income Generation Activities; develop the skills of NGOs for effective financial management and reporting and; share the experiences of participants on the management of micro-enterprise. Sixteen participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Sensitization Programme on POCSO Act, 2012 for School Children was organized from 29 April, 2019 at Regional Centre Lucknow with the main objectives to: sensitize the participants on the issue of child sexual abuse; to orient them to the salient feature of the POCSO Act, 2012 and the relevant rules and its implementation; and to apprise the school authorities on the measures to be taken in regard to protection of children from sexual abuse. Fifty one participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Workshop on preparation of low cost and No cost preschool education materials for instructors of MLTCs/ AWTCs of Western States was organized from 08-12 April, 2019 at Regional Centre Indore with the main objectives to: sensitize ICDS Functionaries on the importance of the TLM in the Early Childhood Care and Development of Children; provide hands on experience on preparing TLM which is appropriate to foster all round development among children; sensitize participants on the value of preparing TLM which are prepared from low cost/ no cost culturally available resources. Fifteen participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Sensitization Programme on Mental Health of Children for School Officials of Western States was organized from 22-24 April, 2019 at Regional Centre Indore with the main objectives to: develop a handbook on child mental health which will highlight the importance of child mental health; illustrate the signs and symptoms of various mental health problems observed in the  children; provide guidelines to the parents and teachers on effective management of mental health to create positive school climate and supportive home environment. Thirty six participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Training Programme for Members of SJPUs and Probation Officers on JJ System and ICPS was organized from 24-26 April, 2019 at Regional Centre Indore orient the participants on UNCRC and Constitutional safeguards for children; enable them to develop an understanding of the Juvenile Justice System; create clarity and understanding of their roles and responsibilities in the implementation of the Act; and ensure speedy disposal of cases and orient them to the main features of ICPS: its components and approaches. Fifty seven participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Sensitization Programme on Prevention of Sexual Harassment of Women at Work Place was organized from 29-30 April, 2019 at Regional Centre Indore with the main objectives to: sensitise the Participants on locus and manifestation of gender violence; discuss policies and legislative measures to curb atrocities against women specially at work place; analyze the problem and work out strategies for addressing the problem of sexual harassment of women at work place; and discuss existing mechanisms/ support services and provide suggestions for strengthening them. Twenty eight participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Training on Counselling skills for Institutions Providing Care to Distressed Women was organized from 30 April – 02 May, 2019 at Regional Centre Mohali by Headquarters with the main objectives to: provide insight into the manifestation of violence against women in India; existing policies, support services and legal safeguard for women; develop understanding about different approaches and types of counselling interventions for women in distress; enhance counselling skills for providing psychosocial support to distressed women. Thirty five participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Parent Workshop in CCC was organized from 30 April, 2019 at Headquarters with the main objectives to:

 

  1. E Learning Awareness Programme for students of Post Graduate and Diploma in Dietetics and Public Health Nutrition on E Learning Certificate Course on Infant and Young Child Feeding was organized on 30th April 2019 at New Delhi with the main objectives to: facilitate online registration process in the IYCF course and explain the processes inbuilt for skill development; address any problems/ challenges in completion of the programme and; sensitize the students about IYCF practices and its relevance to Child Survival as well as Development. Twenty five participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Orientation Programme on Child Rights and ICPS was organized from 25-26 April, 2019 at Lakshadweep by Headquarters with the main objectives to: enable the participants to develop an understanding on present scenario of children in the country in the context of child rights and child protection; orient the participants on salient features of Juvenile Justice Act 2015 & its Rules 2016; vis-à-vis ICPS; discuss the role of various stockholders in effective implementation of JJ Act & ICPS; and evolve effective strategies and solutions for ensuring better child rights and child protection services in the UT. Fifty six participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Awareness Programme on Juvenile Justice Act, 2015 & its Rules,2016 for Multi-stakeholders was organized on 30 April, 2019 at Headquarters with the main objectives to: enhance the knowledge of the ICPS functionaries about salient features of Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 and Model Rules, 2016;develop an understanding of their role and responsibilities in implementation of the Act and Rules; anddiscuss with them about various critical issues being faced by them in implementation of Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 and Model Rules, 2016. Fifty one participants attended the training programme.

 

 

 

 

April, 2019

 

A.        Important Activities

 

The first meeting of NIPCCD Faculty with Shri Rabindra Panwar, Secretary was held on 12/04/2019 at NIPCCD Headquarters. Shri Ajay Tirkey, Additional Secretary and Smt. Anuradha Chagti, Joint Secretary were also present in the meeting. Secretary pondered over the important issues related to programmes and administration of NIPCCD.

 

B.        Important Activities

 

Training Programmes

 

  1. Orientation Workshop on Food Safety and Security was organized from 9-10 April, 2019 at Regional Centre Bengaluru with the main objectives to: orient the participants to the current scenario of food safety in India; appraise the participants about the food security Act and the laws regulating the food safety; sensitize the participants to the food safety measures and standards to be followed; discuss the role of stakeholders in ensuring food safety and hygiene in nutrition programmes. Thirty five participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Two Parental Workshop for Child Related Issues was organized on 15 April, 2019 and on 30 April 2019 at Regional Centre Bengaluru with the main objectives to: sensitize the parents on learning and behavioural problems of children; enable them to identify children with learning and behavioural problems; provide platform to share views and experience in dealing with children. Twenty seven and thirty three participants respectively attended the training programme.

           

  1. Training on Counselling for the Counsellors of Family Counselling Centres was organized from 24- 26 April, 2019 at Regional Centre Bengaluru with the main objectives to: acquaint the trainees with essential elements of counselling; equip them with techniques of counselling; and introduce to them alternative approaches to counselling. Thirty four participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Training Programme on Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 was organized from 29-30 April 2019 at Regional Centre Bengaluru with the main objectives to: sensitize the participants on locus and manifestation of gender violence; discuss policies and legislative measures to curb atrocities against women specially at work place; analyze the problem and work out strategies for addressing the problem of sexual harassment of women at work place and discuss existing mechanisms/ support services and provide suggestions for strengthening them. Thirty five participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Refresher Course for CDPOs/ACDPOs was organized from 29 April – 3 May 2019 at Regional Centre Bengaluru with the main objectives to: review the implementation of ICDS program in the State with regard to its various aspects; provide a forum for sharing of experiences in implementing ICDS program; appraise CDPOs/ ACDPOs about the recent developments and trends in ICDS program; update their knowledge in the areas of early childhood care and development including nutrition and health care; and sharpen their communication, counseling and managerial skills. Twenty participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Parental workshop on Role of the parents in developing children’s learning styles and managing behavioural issues during childhood was organized on 3 April, 2019 at Assam by Regional Centre Guwahati with the main objectives to: develop an understanding about the needs of children during childhood; and acquaint the parents about appropriate parenting skills during this period. One hundred and fifty three participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Sensitization Programme on Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act & Rules, 2012 for Superintendent of CCIs was organized from 25-26 April, 2019 at Regional Centre Guwahati with the main objectives to: sensitize the participants about the sexual offences being committed against children and consequent trauma faced by them; enhance the knowledge of the participants about salient features of POCSO Act, 2012 and develop an understanding of their role in implementation of the Act; and orient them about different support and rehabilitation services available for victims of sexual offences under POCSO Act & Rules, 2012.Twenty seven participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Orientation Training on Fund Raising and Resource Management for Voluntary Organizations was organized from 29 April –3 May, 2019 at Regional Centre Guwahati with the main objective to: enhance the knowledge and understanding of the representatives of VOs on the techniques of fund raising and resource management; enable them to understand the need to reduce their dependency on donor agencies by developing necessary skills to adopt a sustainable alternative for programme implementation; and make the participants to be able to manage their financial matters efficiently and to get acquainted with the legal framework for voluntary organization. Thirty three participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Sensitization Orientation Training on Micro-Finance and Income Generation through Micro Enterprise Development activities for Representatives of Voluntary Organizations was organized from 24 – 26 April, 2019 at Regional Centre Lucknow with the main objectives to: acquaint the participants about the concept of Micro-Finance and Income Generation Activities; impart knowledge and skills on viable economic activities, credit, marketing and other supportive services for micro-finance; help the participants in understanding the role of NGOs as Micro Finance Institutions for Income Generation Activities; develop the skills of NGOs for effective financial management and reporting and; share the experiences of participants on the management of micro-enterprise. Sixteen participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Sensitization Programme on POCSO Act, 2012 for School Children was organized from 29 April, 2019 at Regional Centre Lucknow with the main objectives to: sensitize the participants on the issue of child sexual abuse; to orient them to the salient feature of the POCSO Act, 2012 and the relevant rules and its implementation; and to apprise the school authorities on the measures to be taken in regard to protection of children from sexual abuse. Fifty one participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Workshop on preparation of low cost and No cost preschool education materials for instructors of MLTCs/ AWTCs of Western States was organized from 08-12 April, 2019 at Regional Centre Indore with the main objectives to: sensitize ICDS Functionaries on the importance of the TLM in the Early Childhood Care and Development of Children; provide hands on experience on preparing TLM which is appropriate to foster all round development among children; sensitize participants on the value of preparing TLM which are prepared from low cost/ no cost culturally available resources. Fifteen participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Sensitization Programme on Mental Health of Children for School Officials of Western States was organized from 22-24 April, 2019 at Regional Centre Indore with the main objectives to: develop a handbook on child mental health which will highlight the importance of child mental health; illustrate the signs and symptoms of various mental health problems observed in the  children; provide guidelines to the parents and teachers on effective management of mental health to create positive school climate and supportive home environment. Thirty six participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Training Programme for Members of SJPUs and Probation Officers on JJ System and ICPS was organized from 24-26 April, 2019 at Regional Centre Indore orient the participants on UNCRC and Constitutional safeguards for children; enable them to develop an understanding of the Juvenile Justice System; create clarity and understanding of their roles and responsibilities in the implementation of the Act; and ensure speedy disposal of cases and orient them to the main features of ICPS: its components and approaches. Fifty seven participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Sensitization Programme on Prevention of Sexual Harassment of Women at Work Place was organized from 29-30 April, 2019 at Regional Centre Indore with the main objectives to: sensitise the participants on locus and manifestation of gender violence; discuss policies and legislative measures to curb atrocities against women specially at work place; analyze the problem and work out strategies for addressing the problem of sexual harassment of women at work place; and discuss existing mechanisms/ support services and provide suggestions for strengthening them. Twenty eight participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Training on Counselling skills for Institutions Providing Care to Distressed Women was organized from 30 April – 02 May, 2019 at Regional Centre Mohali by Headquarters with the main objectives to: provide insight into the manifestation of violence against women in India; existing policies, support services and legal safeguard for women; develop understanding about different approaches and types of counselling interventions for women in distress; enhance counselling skills for providing psychosocial support to distressed women. Thirty five participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Parent Workshop in CCC was organized from 30 April, 2019 at Headquarters with the main objectives to: facilitate in orienting the parents of children attending the CCC to the play-way method of teaching/learning children adopted at the CCC; Create awareness about the process of running of CCC; role of Mother’s Committee and selection of Head (Pradhan), Deputy Head (Upp-Pradhan) and two members for overseeing the activities of CCC. Twenty two participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. E-Learning Awareness Programme for students of Post Graduate and Diploma in Dietetics and Public Health Nutrition on E Learning Certificate Course on Infant and Young Child Feeding was organized on 30th April 2019 at New Delhi with the main objectives to: facilitate online registration process in the IYCF course and explain the processes inbuilt for skill development; address any problems/ challenges in completion of the programme and; sensitize the students about IYCF practices and its relevance to Child Survival as well as Development. Twenty five participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Orientation Programme on Child Rights and ICPS was organized from 25-26 April, 2019 at Lakshadweep by Headquarters with the main objectives to: enable the participants to develop an understanding on present scenario of children in the country in the context of child rights and child protection; orient the participants on salient features of Juvenile Justice Act 2015 & its Rules 2016; vis-à-vis ICPS; discuss the role of various stockholders in effective implementation of JJ Act & ICPS; and evolve effective strategies and solutions for ensuring better child rights and child protection services in the UT. Fifty six participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Awareness Programme on Juvenile Justice Act, 2015 & its Rules,2016 for Multi-stakeholders was organized on 30 April, 2019 at Headquarters with the main objectives to: enhance the knowledge of the ICPS functionaries about salient features of Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 and Model Rules, 2016;develop an understanding of their role and responsibilities in implementation of the Act and Rules; and discuss with them about various critical issues being faced by them in implementation of Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 and Model Rules, 2016. Fifty one participants attended the training programme.

 

  1. Workshop on the Implementation of JJ Act 2015 for the Chairpersons/Members of Child Welfare Committee was organized on 29-30 April, 2019 at Regional Centre, Mohali with the main objectives to: enable the participants to develop understanding on various issues concerning children in need of care and protection and in conflict with law, the existing Juvenile Justice System and the prevailing laws concerning children; orient the participants regarding recent developments in child rights and child protection; and discuss the role of Chairperson and Members of Child Welfare Committees in implementation of various legislations.

 

 

 

May, 2019

 

 

A.        Important Activities

 

Training Programmes

 

1. Sensitization Programme on Holistic Development of Adolescents for Civil Society Organization was organized from 01-03 May, 2019 at Regional Centre Guwahati with the main objectives to: develop perspective on socio- economic condition of the adolescents among the participants; orient them about physical and psychological changes and challenges of adolescents; apprise the participants to educational, reproductive health and nutritional issues of adolescents and sensitize them to their role in convergence of services for healthy development of adolescents. Eighteen participants attended the training programme.

 

2. Training Programme on Life Skills Education on Empowering Tribal Adolescents for Functionaries of Voluntary Organizations/Ashram Shalas of Western States was organized from 01-03 May, 2019 at Regional Centre Indore with the main objectives to: sensitize participants on Life Skill Education as an Emerging Need for tribal adolescents; orient them about challenges of tribal adolescents; dimensions of Life Skill Education and Its Impact on Adolescent Reproductive Sexual Health (ARSH); enhance Capacities of Participants on Approaches to Life Skill Education using as a Tool for Empowering Adolescents of tribal areas. Thirty participants attended the training programme.

 

3. Job Training Course for CDPOs/ACDPOs  was organized from 1-30 May, 2019 by Headquarters at Regional Centre Mohali with the main objectives to: orient participants  about the Anganwadi Services under Umbrella ICDS - its philosophy, objectives, package of services and beneficiaries; familiarize them with their role and responsibilities vis-à-vis job responsibilities of other block functionaries in the matter of coordination, supervision and management of Anganwadi Services project; discuss about recent developments and new thrusts areas  under Umbrella ICDS; apprise the participants about various aspects of Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) including nutrition and health; share the need, importance and strategies for convergence of services at various levels of implementation; enhance their requisite skills for guiding grass-root level functionaries on PSE, Health & Nutrition and Community Participation; and equip them to monitor and supervise the activities of Anganwadi Services and develop effective leadership, supportive supervision and  management of Anganwadi Services projects. Twenty seven participants attended the training programme.

 

4. Skill Training on Growth Monitoring and use of Mother and Child Protection Card for Trainers and Functionaries of Anganwadi Services under Umbrella ICDS was organized from 6-10 May, 2019 by Headquarters at New Delhi with the main objectives to: orient the participants about new MCP card and use of MCP card; familiarize participants with changes in the new MCP with respect to old MCP card; orient participants on the health and nutrition issues linked to MCP card; usage and implementation of MCP Card as a NHED tool for Supervisors and AWW;  enable participants to impart meaningful trainings to Supervisors and AWW on new MCP Card and Growth Monitoring. Thirty two participants attended the training programme.

 

5. Vertical Training Programme of Block Level ICDS Functionaries for Quality Improvement in ICDS Programme was organized from 6-10 May, 2019 by Headquarters at Gujarat with the main objectives to: enhance the skills of CDPOs and Supervisors to act as a master Trainer for providing continuing education to AWWs at project level; provide inputs to improve knowledge and skills of all ICDS functionaries at project level for quality improvement in ICDS Services; and work jointly and formulate joint action plan at project level for quality improvement of delivery of ICDS services. Sixty participants attended the training programme.

 

6. Orientation Training on Counselling for Wardens/In-charges of Hostels of Government Residential Schools was organized from 6-10 May, 2019 at Regional Centre Guwahati with the main objectives to: orient the participants to the developmental needs of children; build their abilities to manage children with learning, emotional and behavioural problems; familiarize the participants with techniques of counselling and sensitize them about their role in facilitating holistic development of children. Thirty eight participants attended the training programme.

 

7. Orientation Programme on Child Protection Issues for Functionaries of Voluntary Organizations was organized from 7- 9 May, 2019 at Regional Centre Bengaluru with the main objectives to: orient the participants about the conceptual framework of Child Rights and Protection and ground realities; enable them to understand salient features of Juvenile Justice Act 2015 and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act; discuss their role and responsibilities under ICPS and challenges faced by them in providing quality services to children; and evolve strategies for networking, convergence and coordination mechanisms under ICPS. Thirty participants attended the programme.

 

8. Orientation Training Programme for Legal cum Probation Officers (DCPU) and Probation Officers of CCIs was organized 13 – 15 May, 2019 at Regional Centre Bengaluru with the main objectives to: provide Legal cum Probation Officers with basic knowledge and skills to respond to children in difficult circumstances; develop their knowledgebase on the issue of child rights and protection in the Indian context; develop understanding on various issues concerning juveniles in conflict with law, the existing Juvenile justice System and the prevailing legislation to address these issues; help them to learn the main features of ICPS and its components and the role of various stakeholders under the JJ system and ICPS; explain the specific role of Probation Officer as laid down in JJ Act & rules; enhance their skills in effective implementation of JJ Act and understanding child psychology, dealing with children effectively and Case work. Thirty four participants attended the training programme.

 

9-10. Two Orientation Training on Child Rights & Protection for the Functionaries on CCIs were organized from 13-17 May, 2019 at Regional Centre Guwahati and from 28 – 31 May, 2019 by Headquarters at New Delhi with the main objectives to: orient the participants about the conceptual framework of Child Rights and Protection and ground realities; enable them to understand salient features of Juvenile Justice Act 2015 and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012; discuss their role and responsibilities under ICPS and challenges faced by them in providing quality services to children, and, evolve strategies for networking, convergence and coordination mechanisms under ICPS. Sixty nine participants attended the training programmes.

 

11. Training Programme on Gender Equality through Entrepreneurship Development for the Functionaries of Voluntary Organizations was organized from 14 – 16 May, 2019 at Regional Centre Lucknow with the main objectives to: enable the participants to understand entrepreneurship environment; enable the participants to assist start-up actions for women empowerment; understand mentorship programs in collaboration with government and private organizations to foster innovations. Nineteen participants attended the training programme.

 

12. Orientation Training on Adoption Regulations, 2017 for Functionaries of Specialized Adoption Agencies (SAAs) was organized from 15-17 May, 2019 with the main objectives to: orient the participations regarding Adoption Regulations, 2016 Issued by Ministry of Women and Child Development; discuss the role of SAA functionaries under Adoption Regulations, 2016. Twenty six participants attended the training programme.

 

13. Vertical Training Programme on Care of New Born and Infant & Young Child Feeding was organized from 15-17 May 2019 by Headquarters at New Delhi with the main objectives to: enhance the counselling skills of ICDS functionaries on IYCF; impart technical knowledge on Care of New Born and Infant and Young Child Feeding Practices; demonstrate IYCF counselling and problem solving skills for breastfeeding and correct complementary feeding practices; impart skills for usage of Mother and Child Protection card. Twenty six participants attended the training programme.

 

14. Sensitization Programme on Prevention of Trafficking of Women and Children was organized from 15-17 May, 2019 by Headquarters at New Delhi with the main objectives to: familiarize the participants about the nature and magnitude of trafficking of women and children; impart knowledge on legal framework; familiarize them about the role of Governmental and NGOs to address the problem; evolve a strategy for prevention, protection and rehabilitation of woman/child survivors of trafficking; and analyze the role of NGOs in prevention of trafficking of women and children. Thirty four participants attended the programme.

 

15. Sensitization Training Programme on Behavioural Problems in Children for Functionaries of CCIs was organized from 20-22 May, 2019 at Regional Centre Lucknow with the main objectives to: sensitized the participants on the common behavioural problems of children in Institutional settings; orient the participants on child psychology and child development; acquaint them on  the common behavioural problems in children and its management; and to orient them on counselling skills for dealing with children in the CCIs. Seventeen participants attended the training programme.

 

16. Induction Training for CDPOs/ACDPOs was organized from 20- 24 May, 2019 at Regional Centre Bengaluru with the main objectives to: orient the participants to various components of ASS scheme; enable them to understand their own role, as well as the roles and responsibilities of other functionaries of the scheme; facilitate them to develop skill necessary for administration and management on the ICDS/ASS scheme. Twenty eight participants attended the training programme.

 

17. Orientation Training Programme for Chairpersons & Members of Child Welfare Committees was organized from 20-24 May, 2019 at Regional Centre Guwahati with the main objectives to: develop understanding among the participants on the situation of children and challenges faced by them; sensitize and orient participants to the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act 2015 & POCSO Act 2012; orient the participants about the functioning of CWCs and the role and responsibilities of Chairperson and Members of CWCs; and create an understanding among the participants about the concept of rehabilitation and social reintegration as well as non-institutional services under the Act. Twenty participants attended the training programme.

 

18. Capacity Building of the District SDGs Officials on Maternal Adolescent and Child Nutrition was organized from 20-24 May, 2019 at Regional Centre Guwahati with the main objectives to: build the capacity of the officials on child nutrition, adolescent nutrition and maternal nutrition; acquire the skills on planning meals and counselling; and enable the officials to monitor and implement multi-sectoral results based on nutrition action plans in the districts in collaboration with various stakeholders. Fifteen participants attended the programme.

 

19. Workshop on Combating Violence against Women and Girls was organized from 21-23 May, 2019 by Headquarters at New Delhi with the main objectives to: develop clear perspective among participants about dynamics of gender based violence; provide insight on the policies, existing support services and legal safeguards for women and girls to curb the problem; provide a forum for sharing best practices to provide services to survivors of violence including counselling, livelihood and rehabilitation and; evolve strategies for combating violence against women and girls. Forty two participants attended the workshop.

 

20. Training on Counselling for the Counsellors of Family Counselling Centres was organized from 22-24 May, 2019 at Regional Centre Bengaluru with the main objectives to: acquaint the trainees with essential elements of counselling; equip them with techniques of counselling; and introduce to them alternative approaches to counselling. Twenty one participants attended the training programme.

 

21. Orientation Course on Counselling for the Counsellors of One Stop Centre/Asha Jyoti Kendra and Family Counselling Centres was organized from 27-29 May, 2019 at Regional Centre Lucknow with the main objectives to: acquaint the participants with the situation of women affected by violence; acquaint the participants with essential elements of counselling; equip them with techniques of counselling; and facilitate participants to acquire skills of counselling and strengthen their   overall abilities for effective delivery of services. Thirty four participants attended the course.

 

22. Sensitization Programme for Prevention of Witch Hunting for NGOs of NE Region was organized from 27-29 May, 2019 at Regional Centre Guwahati with the main objectives to: sensitize the NGO personnel to the problem of witch hunting, its causes and different facets; familiarize them to the consequences of witch hunting and acquaint the participants with the existing legal provision and the roles to be   played by NGOs for prevention of witch hunting. Nineteen participants attended the programme.

 

23. Refresher Training for Instructors of AWTCs/MLTCs was organized from 27-31 May 2019 by Headquarters at New Delhi with the main objectives to: orient and update their knowledge of the Instructors of  AWTCs/MLTCs about the new schemes like National Nutrition Mission(PoshanAbhiyan); scheme for Adolescent Girls(SAG),Rapid Reporting System for the Scheme for Adolescent Girls(RRS) PMMVY, ECCE New Curriculum and Policy, RashtriyaBalSwasthyaKaryakram(RBSK), Mission Indradhanush, Diet Diversification, Direct Benefit Transfer Schemes, AWC Construction etc, of MWCD; enhance trainer’s skills new participatory, interactive training techniques, session planning and classroom management skills; share them about effective monitoring & supervision techniques and the guidelines issued by MWCD. Twenty four participants attended the training programme.

 

24. Orientation Programme for Functionaries of Voluntary Organisations on Monitoring and Evaluation of Developmental  Programmes for Women and Children was organized from 27-31 May, 2019 by Headquarters at New Delhi with the main objectives to: orient the participants to the concept and importance of monitoring and evaluation in social development programmes; apprise the participants to the latest methods/techniques of monitoring and evaluation of the programmes; and enhance the skills of participants for quality monitoring and supervision of women and child development programmes. Nineteen participants attended the programme.

 

25.  Training Programme on Child Rights and Child Protection  for Functionaries of District Child Protection Unit (DCPUs) was organized from 27-31 May, 2019 at Regional Centre Indore with the main objectives to: review the Situation of children in India; orient on Constitutional Provisions and legal safeguards for protection of Children in India; create awareness on Institutional framework for the realization of Child rights; and develop skills to organize advocacy and awareness programmes on child rights. Forty two participants attended the training programme.

 

26.Skill Training for Officials of Anganwadi Services on Preparation of Low-cost/ No-cost TLM for Early Childhood Education and Development was organized from 27-31 May, 2019 at Regional Centre Guwahati with the main objectives to: orient the CDPOs/ Supervisors to recent initiatives in ECCD; provide hands on experience on preparation and use of low cost/ no cost TLM using locally available resources for ECED; and build the abilities of the participants to guide and supervise the frontline workers. Twenty three participants attended the training programme.

  

27. Sensitization Programme on Holistic Development of Adolescent Girls and Family Life Education for District Coordinators of Nehru Yuva Kendras was organized from 29-31 May, 2019 with the main objectives to: enable the participants to develop an understanding of the issues relating to adolescent health and family life education; discuss the existing strategies on adolescent health and development; and enable the participants to develop skills for effective communication. Twenty three participants attended the training programme.

 

 

28.  Review cum Contact Programme for Participants registered under the Online E-Learning Certificate Course on Infant and Young Child Feeding was organized from 29-31 May 2019 by Headquarters at New Delhi with the main objectives to: enhance the counselling skills of ICDS functionaries on IYCF; impart practical knowledge on Care of New Born and Infant and Young Child Feeding Practices; demonstrate IYCF counselling and problem solving skills for breastfeeding and correct complementary feeding practices; impart skills for usage of Mother and Child Protection card. Twenty two participants attended the programme.

 

29. Meet on Juvenile System for SCPCR/Senior Officials working on Child Rights and Child Protection was organized from 30-31 May 2019 at Regional Centre Mohali with the main objectives to: discuss the issues and challenges of ensuring child protection; discuss on the status of implementation of child protection services and role of various stakeholders in providing safety net for children; and develop effective strategies for supporting supervision and monitoring by SCPCR. Seventeen participants attended the programme.

 

 

 

 

June, 2019

  

 

A. Important Activities

The Institute organized 5th International Yoga Day on 21st June 2019 at the behest of Ministry of Women and Child Development.  Minister of State (WCD) Sushri Debasree Chaudhuri inaugurated the programme and highlighted the importance of yoga in our life to be healthy. Shri Rabindra Panwar, Secretary, Shri Ajay Tirkey, Additional Secretary, Ms. Anuradha S. Chagti, Joint Secretary and other official from MWCD also participated in the yoga day. Nearly 300 (regular, contractual temporary staff in the Hqrs, and Regional Centres as well as children from CCIs) participated in the yoga held in the lawn of the Institute at 7.00 a.m. 

 

B.        Important Activities

 

Training Programmes

 

1. Consultation Meet on National Resource Centre on Child Protection was organized on 01 June, 2019 at Regional Centre Mohali with the main objectives to: collect, collate and make available resources and material in the field of child protection and provide technical information to stakeholders working under child protection services in the country; identify bottlenecks / challenges prevailing in the child protection field for further change in policies; prepare detailed recommendations for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of child protection services; and to document some of the Best Practices at the state level. Forty three participants attended the training programme.

 

2-4. Three Job Training Courses for CDPOs were organized by Regional Centres Bengaluru and Guwahati. Out of these, two courses were organised by RC (B) from 3 June – 3 July, 2019 and 10 June- 9 July, 2019 and one by RC (G) from 10 June- 9 July, 2019 with the main objectives to: orient the CDPOs/ACDPOs to various components of ASS scheme; enable them to understand their own role, as well as the roles and responsibilities of other functionaries of the scheme; equip them with adequate knowledge and skills for providing the job training to peripheral workers of the scheme; facilitate them to develop skill necessary for administration and management on the ASS scheme. In all eighty two participants attended these courses.

 

5. Orientation Training on Child Rights & Protection for the Functionaries of Child Care Institutions (CCIs) was organized from 10-13 June, 2019 at Regional Centre Mohali by Headqaurters with the main objectives to: orient the participants about the conceptual framework of Child Rights and Protection and ground realities; enable them to understand salient features of Juvenile Justice Act 2015 and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012; discuss their role and responsibilities under ICPS and challenges faced by them in providing quality services to children, and, evolve strategies for networking, convergence and coordination mechanisms under ICPS. Twenty seven participants attended the training programme.

 

6-10. Five Refresher Training Courses for CDPOs were organized by Headquarters and Regional Centres Bengaluru, Indore, Mohali and Lucknow. Out of these, one each course was organised by RC (B) & RC(I)  from 10 – 14 June, 2019, one each course by RC (M) & Headquarters from 17-21 June, 2019 and by Regional Centre Lucknow from 24-28 June, 2019 with the main objectives to: provide a forum for sharing experiences; appraise them on the recent developments and trends in Anganwadi Services Scheme; update their knowledge in the area of early childhood care and development; improve their skills in community education, communication, management. In all, ninety two participants attended these refresher programmes.

 

11. Training on Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) for Functionaries of Anganwadi Services under Umbrella ICDS was organized from 10 – 14 June 2019 at Headquarters with the main objectives to: enhance the technical knowledge on Infant and Young Child Feeding; build counselling skills on exclusive breastfeeding and complementary feeding; learn growth monitoring and measuring; and practice IYCF counseling with emphasis on correct positioning, helping mothers to breast feed through field practice. Twenty nine participants attended the training programme.

 

12. Orientation Training on Counselling Techniques for Social Workers of CCIs was organized from 11-12 June, 2019 at Regional Centre Mohali with the main objectives to: orient participants to develop understanding to the needs of children in terms of their care and protection especially child psychology and related issues; facilitate them to identify and analyse the problems of children in need of care and protection and children in conflict with law; and prepare them to effectively deal with the children in a child friendly way. Thirty participants attended the training programme.

 

13. Parental Workshop on “Helping Children towards Academic Excellence” was organized on 12 June, 2019 at Regional Centre Guwahati with the main objectives to: develop skills among the parents to help children achieve their potential whilst understanding the finer nuances of their needs. One hundred and one participants attended the workshop.

 

14. Skill Training Programme on Assessment of Child Learning Outcomes for Functionaries of Anganwadi Services was organized from 12-14 June, 2019 at Regional Centre Guwahati with the main objectives to: appraise the Anganwadi functionaries to the concept of child learning outcomes; make them understand about the need importance and process of regular assessment of children to ensure adequate learning outcome of children; help them to visualize the link between the quality of ECCE programme and child learning outcome; and develop the skill of ICDS functionaries for assessing children’s learning. Twenty five participants attended the training programme.

 

15. Workshop on Child Rights & Child Protection for Police personnel (Railway Protection Force) was organized from 13- 14 June 2019 at Regional Centre Mohali with the main objectives to: enhance understanding of child rights and the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act 2015 and its Rules, including the roles and responsibilities of the Police/ RPF in the implementation of the Act; discuss strategies and options available for dealing with vulnerable children passing through Indian Railway structures and Transport System; enhance skills of RPF personnel to communicate and understand children; deliberate the coordination mechanisms and ensuing challenges amongst the stakeholders for rescue and restoring children found by Railway Protection Force. Twenty nine participants attended the workshop.

 

16. Consultation Meet on National Resource Centre for Child Protection was organized on 14 June, 2019 at Regional Centre Lucknow with the main objectives to: collect, collate and make available resources and material in the field of child protection and provide technical information to stakeholders working under child protection services in the country; identify bottlenecks/ challenges prevailing in the child protection field for further change in policies; prepare detail recommendations for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of child protection services; document some of the Best Practices at the state level. Thirty eight participants attended the consultation meet.

 

17. Skill Training of IYCF and Counselling for Paramedical Personnel was organized on 14 June, 2019 at Regional Centre Lucknow with the main objectives to: orient the participants on IYCF practices; to orient participants on requisite counselling techniques; enable them to sensitize the primary and secondary caregivers of Pregnant Women and New Born Children about IYCF practice to restrain malnutrition and mortality. Forty one participants attended the training programme.

 

18. Orientation Training on E- Learning portal of MWCD was organized on 14 June, 2019 at Regional Centre Lucknow with the main objectives to: provide a common platform for skill up gradation, and exchange of ideas on various aspects of Child Development; familiarize the participants with the different procedures of registration, learning and evaluation through online mode; and to provide suggestive actions for improving the course curriculum, content and mode of learning. Twenty eight participants attended the training programme.

 

19. Workshop on Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act & Rules, 2012 for Police/Law Enforcement Agencies  was organized from 17-18 June, 2019 at Regional Centre Guwahati with the main objectives to: orient the participants to the salient features of POCSO Act, 2012; sensitize the participants about the sexual offences being committed against children and consequent trauma faced by them; develop an understanding of their role in implementation of the Act; enable them to understand and contextualize the rights of children; discuss about difficulties/ problems encountered in the implementation of the Act and ways and means of addressing these problems. Twenty six participants attended the workshop.

 

20. Skill Development Training on Promoting Small Savings, Production and Marketing for Civil Society Organizations of Western States was organized from 17-21 June, 2019 at Regional Centre Indore with the main objectives to: orient participants about need and importance of Small Savings for women groups; impart skills on installation of small/medium Production Units; explore networking/marketing avenues; develop their capacity convergence with vocational institutions and Anganwadi Services; and enhance capabilities of participants on using PLA technique for promoting community based indigenous resources. Twenty four participants attended the training programme.

 

21. Workshop on Child Related Issues for Parents and Other Stakeholders was organized on 18 June, 2019 at Regional Centre Bengaluru with the main objectives to: sensitize the participants on learning and behavioural problems of children; Enable them to identify children with learning and behaviour problems; and provide platform to share views and experience in dealing with children. Twenty nine participants attended the workshop.

 

22. Orientation Workshop on Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace(Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal Act, 2013) was organized from 18-19 June, 2019 at Regional Centre Bengaluru with the main objectives to: sensitize the participants on locus and manifestation of gender violence; discuss policies and legislative measures to curb atrocities against women specially at work place; analyze the problem and work out strategies for addressing the problem of sexual harassment of women at work place and discuss existing mechanisms/ support services and provide suggestions for strengthening them. Forty three participants attended the workshop.

 

23. Training Programme on Enhancement of Training Skills for CDPOs of Anganwadi Services under Umbrella ICDS was organized from 19-21 June, 2019 at Regional Centre Lucknow with the main objectives to: build up the skills of CDPOs in planning and organizing training programme; apprise the participants about the concept and stages of training cycle; to familiarize the participants about various training approaches and methods; equip the trainees to select, prepare and use different training materials effectively. Thirteen participants attended the training programme.

 

24. Training Programme on Behaviour Change Communication on Swachh Bharat Abhiyan for ICDS Functionaries and Voluntary Organizations was organized from 19-21 June, 2019 at Regional Centre Indore with the main objectives to: apprise participants on Swachh Bharat Abhiyan; orient the participants on the principles of Behaviour Change Communication; develop skills for effective value addition of communication process for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan; and enrich the participants to develop need based model for social and behavior change communication in their respective work places. Twenty participants attended the training programme.

 

25. Training of Master Trainers on ICDS CAS and Mother and Child Protection Card was organized from 19-21 June, 2019 at Headquarters with the main objectives to: train the participants on the new ICDS CAS software; provide technical information on Mother and Child Protection card and counselling caregivers. Sixty six participants attended the training programme.

 

26. Workshop on Empowerment of Adolescent Girls was organized from 19-21 June, 2019 at Headquarters with the main objectives: orient the participants about the needs of adolescents through their developmental cycle; develop an understanding about gender discrimination and its implications on overall  development and rights of adolescent girls; apprise the participants about various Government policies, programmes, legislations and initiatives for holistic development of adolescent girls; evolve strategies of intervention for empowerment of adolescent girls. Thirty participants attended the workshop.

 

27. E Learning Awareness Programme on Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) for Trained Nurses Association of India was organized on 20 June 2019 at Headquarters with the main objectives to: facilitate online registration process in the IYCF course; explain the processes inbuilt for skill development and to address any problems/ challenges in completion of the programme; sensitize the nurses about IYCF practices and its relevance to child Survival as well as development. Twenty five participants attended the e-learning programme.

 

28. Orientation Training on Protection of Children from Sexual Offices Act 2012 and other legislations for the Rehabilitation Professionals of Special Schools was organized from 20-21, June 2019 at Regional Centre Mohali with the main objectives to: orient the participants about various legislations concerning children and Child Marriage Act, Child Labour Act, RTE Act, Mental Health Act etc; sensitize the participants about the sexual offences committed against children and provisions under POCSO Act, 2012; and develop an understanding of their role in implementation of the Act to protect child rights of children with special needs. Fifteen participants attended the training programme.

 

29. Orientation Training on Counselling Techniques for Counsellors and Social Workers under ICPS was organized from 24-26 June, 2019 at Regional Centre Lucknow with the main objectives to: orient participants about the situation of children in the country in context of juvenile conflict with law and children need of care & protection; acquaint the trainees with essential elements of counselling; to equip them with techniques of counselling; facilitate participants to acquire skills of counselling and strengthen their overall abilities for effective delivery of services to children of CCIs. Nineteen participants attended the training programme.

 

30. Workshop on POCSO Act, 2012 for School Principals and Teachers was organized from 24-25 June, 2019 at Regional Centre Indore with the main objectives to: enhance the knowledge of the participants about salient features of POCSO Act and Rules, 2012; sensitize the participants about the sexual offences being committed against children and consequent trauma faced by them; and develop an understanding of their role and problems encountered in implementation of the Act.; and field test on information kit on POCSO Act, 2012. Twenty three participants attended the workshop.

 

31. Sensitization Programme on Japanese Encephalitis/Acute EncephalitisSyndrome was organized from 24-25 June, 2019 at Regional Centre Bengaluru by Headquarters with the main objectives to: discuss the major causes, signs and symptoms, prevention and management of JE/AES; prepare action plans and micro planning procedures for combating JE/AES at various levels; discuss roles and responsibilities of different Ministries in prevention of JE/AES and community based management of underweight children. Thirty eight participants attended the programme.

  

32. Orientation Programme on Combating Violence against Women and Girls for College/ University Teachers was organized from 24-28 June, 2019 at Odisha with the main objectives to: develop clear perspective among participants about gender-based violence; provide insight on the policies, existing support services and legal safeguards for women and girls to curb the problem; build capacities to provide services to survivors of violence including counselling, livelihood and rehabilitation; and evolve strategies for combating violence against women and children. Thirty three participants attended the training programme.

 

33. Vertical Training Programme of Block Level ICDS Functionaries for Quality Improvement in ICDS Programme was organized from 24-28 June, 2019 at Gujarat by Headquarters with the main objectives to: enhance the skills of CDPOs and Supervisors to act as a master trainer for providing continuing education to AWWs at project level; provide inputs to improve knowledge and skills of all ICDS functionaries at project level for quality improvement in ICDS Services; and work jointly and formulate joint action plan at project level for quality improvement of delivery of ICDS services. Forty seven participants attended the vertical training programme. 

 

34. Workshop on Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women was organized from 25 – 27 June, 2019 at Headquarters with the main objectives to: develop clear perspective about basic gender concepts and gender equality; enhance the understanding of the participants on various aspects of women’s empowerment including social, economic, political, legal empowerment etc.; share government and non/government initiatives for women empowerment; and evolve strategies to enlarge the scope of women empowerment and gender equality. Thirty six participants attended the workshop.

 

35. Orientation Programme on E Learning Course on Infant and Young Child Feeding was organized from 26-28 June, 2019 at Headquarters with the main objectives to: enhance the knowledge base of ICDS functionaries on IYCF; impart technical knowledge on Infant and Young Child Feeding Practices through E Learning Mode; upgrade knowledge on IYCF counselling skills for promotion of breastfeeding  and age-appropriate complementary feeding; deepen the understanding related to problem-solving and counselling skills towards correct feeding practices. Nineteen participants attended the programme.

 

36. Training Programme for Police Officials, ICDS Functionaries and NGOs  on Protection of Women  from Domestic Violence Act (PWDVA), 2005 was organized from 26-28 June, 2019 at Regional Centre Indore with the main objectives to: create awareness about the provisions of PWDV Act, 2005; and the roles and responsibilities of Police Officials and other stakeholders. Twenty eight participants attended the training programme.

 

37. Training on Recent Initiatives on Child Rights and Child Protection for  the ICPS Functionaries was organized from 26-28 June, 2019 at Regional Centre Mohali with the main objectives to: enable the participants to develop understanding on various issues concerning children in need of care and protection and children in conflict with law; orient participants to the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act 2015 and Model Rules, 2016; familiarize the participants regarding recent initiatives in child rights and child protection and discuss about the functioning, roles and responsibilities of various functionaries under ICPS. Thirty two participants attended the training programme.

 

38. Orientation Programme for Legal cum Probation Officers of DCPUs was organized from 26-28 June, 2019 at Regional Centre Bengaluru with the main objectives to: examine the issue of child rights and protection in the Indian context; enable the participants to develop understanding on various issues concerning children in need of care and protection and in conflict with law, the existing Juvenile Justice System and the prevailing laws concerning children; orient the features of ICPS, its components and the role of various stakeholders under the JJ system and ICPS and their interlinkages; discuss the role of Probation Officers in implementation of ICPS under DCPU and CCls; explain the specific roles of Probation Officer as laid down in JJ Act & Rules; develop understanding on various issues concerning juveniles in conflict with law, the existing Juvenile; Justice System and the prevailing legislation to address these issues. Twenty six participants attended the training programme.